Colorado State Flower

(Aquilegia caerules)
Colorado State Flowere
The whie and lavender-blue Rocky Mountain Columbine was declared the state flowere April 4, 1899. Chosen because of blue for skies, white for snow and yellow for gold. (Protected) this scene is from the original canvas painted especially to give true rendition to Colorado's Official State Flower. Painted by Ken Haag ©1966